Chris atwater: cadc, dui director

Chris has been working in the addiction recovery field for over 10 years. Starting with Northwest Community Counseling as the Adolescent Drug and Alcohol education provider he found his passion for helping people at crisis points change behavior regarding substance abuse. He brings this same drive to the DUI treatment field, believing that this time in a person’s life can become a powerful catalyst for change. He works providing treatment and DUI services, being the resident expert in Secretary of State evaluations and driver’s license reinstatement as well as managing a small team of dedicated providers between two offices. He is active in the recovery community, working with the McHenry County Substance Abuse Coalition, is a member of the Kane County DUI Coalition, speaks on addiction and recovery and produces Recovery Internet Radio, a podcast hosted by Rick Atwater focused on recovery.

Phone: (877) 700-6109


nicolette surico: ma

Niki has been involved in the AODA Field since 1987. Over the past 30 years, she has provided services for Adults, Adolescents, Criminal Justice, and MISA Populations. Models of Care included Inpatient, Outpatient, Recovery Homes, and Prisons. Services were provided, on a contract or private basis, for Children, Families, and Seniors. Niki has a Masters Degree from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. She is currently providing DUI Treatment and Education at Northwest Community DUI Counseling.

Phone: (815) 354-5327